Guests of Tysons Corner Marriott can charge their vehicles for free while they recharge themselves with an overnight stay in this hotel near Tysons Corner Mall, near Reston, Va.
Tysons Corner Marriott now offers guests complimentary vehicle charging at two 30-amp charging stations recently installed in the lower level of the McLean hotel’s parking garage, making it one of about 100 charging locations in Virginia.
The hotel received the stations through Nissan North America, Inc.’s charger donation program that promotes the adoption of energy-efficient electric vehicles.
There are approximately 5,700 charging locations in the United States, but the number is expected to grow to an estimated 11,000 by the end of 2012. Electric vehicles will represent 10 percent of global auto sales by 2020, according to Steve Oldham, Nissan’s spokesman.
Tysons Corner Marriott hotel near Reston, Va., one of more than 500 Marriott Hotels & Resorts properties worldwide, is located at 8028 Leesburg Pike in Tysons Corner, VA, convenient to D.C. attractions via the Capital Beltway and across the street from Tysons Corner Center, one of the nation’s largest and most influential shopping centers.